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Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
I stumbled across Dovetails whilst looking for a restaurant to dine at prior to seeing a show at the Ipswich Civic Centre. What a great find! Set in the heritage listed “Pumpyard” building which also housed the Ipswich Technical College for over 100 years, the...landmark has been transformed into a restaurant and bar precinct. Dovetails ticks all the boxes! Serving glorious modern Australian/French fusion cuisine, it combines superb food with top service and fabulous décor. Our party enjoyed the signature Wagyu Striploin, Beef Tenderloin, and Humpty Doo Barramundi. All were delicious, and exactly as described on the menu. The service was also excellent, with attentive staff. I will certainly be back!More
Friends have recently purchased a new home in Ipswich so we decided to take them out to a local restaurant to celebrate. Choosing a restaurant after a 30 plus year absence from Ipswich was a challenge, but we settled on Dovetails based on favourable reviews....Turned out to be an excellent choice. One of our guests had the 12 hr slow cooked beef ribs which we all sampled ... simply superb. 1 I had the Confit Duck Risotto... wonderfully flavoursome and palatable. Service was very good and the Maitre de was a delight, with justifiable pride in an extensive (but expensive) wine list. The restaurant would be worthy of its rating down the road in Brisbane. Well worth the trip.More
Like a venus fly trap, once you visit this place, there is no escaping it's clutches. I cannot find a better lunch venue, and dang I have searched and tried!. The amaze balls ever changing variety of beers that constantly leave your palette begging for...more, the food gasm that assaults your mouth without fail...... oh... dear.....
That was climatic.. and that is how it fells every ferkin time. I AM A REGULAR!More
A friend and I went for breakfast. Both our meals were of a good size and very tasty. Good variety to choose from. Shame they don't have freshly squeezed juices or individually bottled juices from a local supplier.
Recently moved to Ipswich and was excited to stumble across Dovetails restaurant. Visited on a Friday Night had no problem getting a table. Staff were polite and attentive, atmosphere was sophisticated in a relaxed manner. The standout was the menu. Now I pride myself on...knowing good food... to me its not just eating.. its an experience... and I rate this 9/10 and thats comparing to Melbourne food scene and European reasturants. You will not be dissapointed. We enjoyed the duck risotto and Barramundi... which I can hand on heart say was the best barramundi dish I have ever eaten. Thanks Dovetails for an enjoyable experience.More